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  • Start Date:17th September 2019
  • Start Time:09:00 am
  • End Date:17th September 2019
  • End Time:17:00 pm
  • Location:MSP Tech Incubator, Manchester Technology Centre, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED
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Digital Leadership Training

Manchester Digital Members Only

Course outline

The aim of the programme is to equip digital business and product owners with the tools and processes to help prepare their business for high growth, focusing upon the development of their proposition and people. The programme will consist of two full days on 17th September and 1st October.

The aims of the course are: 

  • Understand your business model and ensure the value proposition(s) hit the sweet spot of meeting customer expectations and generating sustainable profit
  • Develop your elevator pitch and prepare yourself investor conversations 
  • Check the levels of Emotional Intelligence in your business and improve ways in which your staff engage with each other
  • Review your leadership style and how you need to flex to get the best out of the situations you face on a daily basis

Over the course of the full two day sessions, we will look at:

  • A review of your business model and how resilient it is for the next 3-5 years
  • How do you add value for your customer?
  • Pitching your proposition in the most persuasive and compelling fashion
  • Understanding and developing Emotional Intelligence
  • How to create high performing teams
  • Behaving like great leader

We will also look at building a sustainable business in a volatile trading environment and how to scale a business without sacrificing your culture and skilled staff. 

This training course is only open to members of Manchester Digital who also fit the eligibility criteria, as outlined below:

  • Turnover must be below €50 Million (£43 Million). This includes if the company is owned by a holding company or is part of a group.
  • Staff count must be greater than 7 and fewer than 250. This includes if the company is owned by a holding company or is part of a group.
  • Company must have a trading address in Greater Manchester

If you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact [email protected].

Booking a free ticket does not guarantee your place. Your place is only guaranteed once your details have been verified. You will be contacted upon registration to begin this process, which involves a one-hour eligibility meeting. 

If you are invited along to the eligbility meeting, you will be required to provide the Business Growth Hub with headline data from your last completed financial year, including:

  • Turnover
  • Total wage costs
  • Pre tax profits
  • Depreciation

The full course outline will be made available to those whose places have been verified. 

This course is delivered by Manchester Digital, in partnership with Business Growth Hub and funded by the European Regional Development Fund. 

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